Accessibility

This website has been designed and built to adhere to the latest accessibility standards, making sure the site is as accessible as possible whilst maintaining a high level of usability.

Text size

The Oldham Council Web site has a standard text size of around 12 pixels.

You can adjust the font size for this site only:

Alternatively, you can ask your Web browser to consistently display text using a larger or smaller typeface. Please click on the link below to view the instructions from the BBC describing how you can do this:

Colour scheme

You can adjust the colour scheme for this site only:

Alternatively, you can set your Web browser to ignore the colours that we have used on this Web site. You can also ask your browser to use your own preferred colour scheme when viewing this site.

Please click on the link below to view the instructions from the BBC describing how you can do this:

Listen to our website

Browsealoud logo

'Browsealoud' is free software that reads back the content of web pages to you. 

The program is particularly useful for people with a vision impairment or those who have difficulty reading English.

Installing Browsealoud

It only takes a couple of minutes to install and you are ready to go. Versions are available for both PC and MAC.

Your computer will need to have suitable speakers or headphones to listen to the voice.

User Guide

  • User guide from Browsealoud for PC and for Mac users.

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard is there to make sure that disabled people who use adult social care services (and their carers) have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.